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Certified organic product sales hit record

Organic sales are on the rise. In the U.S., organic product sales have hit a record, according to a report. Sales of certified organic products approached $70 billion in 2023, a record for the sector.... more »

Kern County Crop Report shares optimistism on vegetable production

The latest crop report from the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) revealed promising trends for vegetable crops in Kern County. According to the report, favorable weather conditions and proactive agricultural practices have contributed to... more »

Autonomous robots: Vegetable industry savior?

Can autonomous robots be the salvation for the vegetable industry's labor woes? The latest World FIRA event showcased a wide range of robots and autonomous solutions for vegetable growing. Emilie Casteil of Carottes de France... more »

Michigan carrot growers support marketing program continuation

Michigan’s carrot producers have voted to continue the Michigan Carrot Industry Development Program. The program will continue for an additional five years, ending July 7, 2029. A total of four valid ballots were cast in... more »

First Michigan vegetable report for 2024 released

As Michigan's vegetable growers gear up for the 2024 growing season, they face unusual challenges stemming from the warmest winter on record, according to the first weekly report from Michigan State University Extension (MSU). The... more »

Fresha expands carrot growing in Georgia

Fresha, a grower of locally grown carrots, has expanded its operational footprint by acquiring a south Georgia facility. The facility, located in Sparks, Georgia, between Tifton and Valdosta, Georgia, provides the Morris, Minnesota-based Fresha the... more »

Michigan carrots growers to vote on future of program

Michigan’s carrot producers will be voting on whether to continue the Carrot Industry Development Program. Voting in the referendum conducted by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) will be from April 1-12.... more »

Northern San Joaquin Valley grower workshop scheduled

Growers can benefit from an upcoming University of California Cooperative Extension-Stanislaus County (UCCE) workshop that provides information on water and nutrient management of tree fruit, vegetables, berries, nuts and other crops. UCCE Northern San Joaquin... more »

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